October 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Campaigns reveal clear trends

Whatever the outcome of next week’s elections, some political trends emerge.  They include the role of big money’s television buys, the status of conservatism and the role of women.  How do many, if not most, people decide how t More...

Obituaries

Gail D. Smith

BRUNSWICK — Gail Della Smith, 77, of Brunswick, passed away peacefully on Oct. 27, 2014, at a Scarborough health care facility. She was born in Augusta, ME, on Dec. 28, 1936, the daughter of Richard and Claire (Brillard) Smith.  More...

World

African nations worst Ebola crisis responders

JOHANNESBURG   The head of Africa’s continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week — months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later.  Pledges to deploy 2,000 African health workers have r More...

Nation/World

Trooper ambush suspect caught

LORDS VALLEY, Pa.   A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. More...